Frank Huyler is a novelist, nonfiction writer, and physician. He is the author of two novels, a book of creative nonfiction, a novella, and many essays, opinion pieces, and poems. While at MacDowell he completed a draft of his book White Hot Light, a series of linked creative nonfiction stories about medicine, scheduled for publication in 2020. The bulk of the manuscript was written during his two month stay at the colony. Individual stories from the collection have been published widely.